Jighatsa, Jighatsā: 9 definitions


Jighatsa means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Jighatsā (जिघत्सा, “hunger”) refers to one of the “eleven tangibles” (spraṣṭavya) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 38). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (e.g., jighatsā). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jighatsā (जिघत्सा).—[ad san ghasādeśaḥ bhāve a]

1) Desire of eating, hunger.

2) Striving for.

3) Contending with.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Jighatsā (जिघत्सा).—f.

(-tsā) Hunger. E. ad to eat, in the desiderative form, aṅ and ṭāp affs.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Jighatsā (जिघत्सा).—[feminine] wish to eat, hunger.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Jighatsā (जिघत्सा):—f. (√ghas [Desiderative]) desire of eating or consuming, [Kathāsaritsāgara lxi]

2) cf. vi-jighatsa.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Jighatsā (जिघत्सा):—(tsā) 1. f. Hunger.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Jighatsā (जिघत्सा) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Digiṃchā.

[Sanskrit to German]

Jighatsa in German

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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